top of page

15.Ami Riken (Net and Sword)


"Ami Riken" (Net and Sword) is a typical pattern of Ako Dantsu. The Riken sword purges evil spirits, the net catches happiness, and the edge is an arrow feather. It has a meaning appropriate for an entrance or special place. During the Gion Festival in Kyoto, you'll see them laid out and used in town houses. The Ako Dantsu I saw for the first time was this, and I didn't know they made this stuff in Japan 100 years ago! I was shocked. It seems to have been made in a variety of colors over the years as a classic pattern, but this color scheme with light blue medallions is the basic form. Slightly darker color is A and lighter color is B.

"Ami Riken" Ako Dantsu / First quarter 20th century /  Ako city, Hyogo, Japan / cotton, indigo and natural dye Size: 94.5 cm x 188.5 cm (both A and B) Price: sold

The left side is A and the right side is B. The detail design and size are the same, but the color is different.

About order

Please contact us Product Name, Postal code, Address, and Phone number from Contact form.

  • We do not accept international shipping. (only in Japan)

  • Payment can be made by bank transfer or credit card.

bottom of page